Dog and Cat Licenses

d-c-license.png The Township of Nutley Code (Chapter 217) requires that any person who shall own, keep or harbor a dog or cat of licensing age (seven months and over) shall, in the month of April of each year, apply for and receive from the Township Clerk a license along with an official metal registration tag for each such dog/cat.  The registration tag shall be attached to each dog/cat collar or harness.

All dog and cat licenses expire on April 30 each year.

Licenses can be obtained by contacting the Municipal Clerk's Office at (973) 284-4955 or email epettas@nutleynj.org .


Free Rabies Clinics are offered in April.  To protect your pet from rabies you are urged to have your dog or cat vaccinated. You will not receive a license without proof of rabies vaccine. For more information regarding clinics please contact the Health Department at (973) 284-4976.

2017-2018 Dog and Cat License Information

Free Rabies Immunization Clinics

The Free Rabies Immunization Clinic will take place in the Township of Nutley on the following Dates and Locations:

  • Monday, April 17, 2017
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Firehouse - 228 Chestnut Street
  • Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Firehouse - 228 Chestnut Street

Note:  We will accept pet applications and license fees during these clinic dates.
Important: If paying in cash please bring exact amount.

Late Night Dog and Cat Registration

Late Night Dog and Cat Registration will take place at Town Hall on the following dates:
Important: If paying in cash please bring exact amount.

  • Monday, April 24, 2017
    8:00am - 8:00pm
    Town Hall - 1st Floor
  • Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    8:00am - 8:00pm
    Town Hall - 1st Floor